Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.
Posted:Friday, March 20, 2015
Categories: Academic; Band; Community; Welding; Recruiting
The EMCC Symphonic Winds will present two spring band concerts, one at each end of the college’s six-county district. The first will be March 26 at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian. The second will be March 31 at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend.
Posted:Friday, June 13, 2014
Categories: Community; Workforce; Automation; Automotive; Drafting; Electrical; Electronics; Welding; Recruiting; Machining
EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering team was in West Point June 12 to talk about helping people learn the skills employers want. “We’ve got a lot going on, both in Clay County and at EMCC with the consolidation of Workforce, credit courses and Adult Basic Education under the umbrella of the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division,” said Mitzi Thompson, director of EMCC’s West Point Center.
Posted:Monday, May 12, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Welding; Students, general
This year’s welding class at EMCC's Scooba campus considers itself a family. And if that makes instructor Thomas Holifield the dad, then graduate Quentin Potts is the big brother with all the experience and the good advice. The 44-year-old Ackerman native returned to school two years ago ... after not being in a classroom for more than 20 years.
Posted:Friday, February 28, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Computers; Cosmetology; Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Electrical; Welding
Competitors from East Mississippi Community College left the Mississippi SkillsUSA technical competition Feb. 26 in Biloxi with seven first-place finishes. These students will advance in June to the National Skills USA competition in Kansas City, Mo.